Illinois State University
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: VASP Software GmbH, Vienna, Austria
Amount: An estimated $5,898.78
Terms: One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday, October 7, 2020
The University awarded a contract for VASP software for use by academic institutions.
The software is used for chemistry research.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for contracts with a foreign entity for research or educational activities, where the foreign entity does not maintain an office in the United States or the foreign entity is the sole source of the service or product. (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b)(9)) The VASP Software GmbH is the sole distributor of the software and has no physical presence in the United States.
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